NCN State Sports

Gerard Dunning - Grand Island Clinic Player of the Game vs LSE

LINCOLN - Gerard Dunning had a monster game on Friday night. The senior led the Grand Island rushing attack with 17 carries for 127 yards in the Islanders' victory over Lincoln Southeast. He is our Grand Island Clinic Player of the Game!

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Islanders Edge Knights in Lincoln

LINCOLN - Grand Island will be heading into the playoffs with momentum on their side. The Islanders racked up their third win in a row with a 16-13 victory over Lincoln Southeast on Friday evening. Grand Island took a 7-0 lead into halftime thanks to a Timo Sikes four-yard score midway through the second quarter,…

Thayer Central Boys Take Second At State Cross Country

KEARNEY - The Thayer Central boys cross country team finished the season strong with a runner up finish in Class D at Friday's state championships in Kearney. Senior Aubrey Fangmeier led they Titans by finishing 20th in the competition. Damian Stewart wasn't far behind, finishing 23rd. Dylan Fischer was 27th, Keegan Casey 32nd and Trey…

Lakeveiw's Neave Takes 11th at State Meet

KEARNEY - Columbus Lakeview had three racers competing at the state meet, with Luis Neave marking the highest finish. Neave, a Senior, put in one of the best performances on the day, taking 11th place, and missing the top 10 by less than 3 seconds. In the girls division, Lakeview had two competitors, in Freshman…

Scotus Girls Take 4th at State Cross Country

KEARNEY - The Scotus Central Catholic girl's cross country team, capped off a great season with a 4th place finish at the state meet. The Scotus girls were led by Junior Kelsey Faust who finished in 14th, followed by Freshman Olivia Fehringer who took 39th, Sophomore Liza Zaruba in 45th, and Sophomore Brea Lasek in…

Area Runners Bringing Home Hardware from State Cross Country Meet

KEARNEY, Neb. - Runners across southeast Nebraska are bringing home medals from the 2017 Nebraska School Activities Association State Cross Country Championships in Kearney. The meet was held at the Kearney Country Club under partly sunny skies with temperatures around 70 degrees. Wind gusts of 40 MPH were in the forecast for central Nebraska Friday.…

NCN Live TV Broadcast Slate for Friday Night Lights – Week 9

It's the final week of the regular season and the stakes are high for teams all across the state, including those in the games NCN will be broadcasting Friday night! TV GAMES No. 10 Grand Island (5-3) vs Lincoln Southeast (4-4) - NCN 30 - 4:15 PM No. 3 Hartington CC (8-0) vs No. 1…

Plenty on the Line in Final Night of 11 Man Football

BEATRICE - Plenty of teams in Southeast Nebraska will be fighting for their playoff lives, and potential seeding in today’s final night of regular season high school football. In Class B, the B-3 District is coming down to the wire, and both Beatrice and Norris have an opportunity to go to the postseason. With a…

Wausa Routs Allen, Clinches First Winning Season in Five Years

BOX SCORE WAUSA (5-3) - 24 20 12 6 - 62 ALLEN (5-3) - 14 6 0 12 - 32 SCORING SUMMARY 1st quarter 10:03 - WAUSA - Ghatlin Hegge 9 yd TD pass to Johnny Rosberg - 8-0 8:54 - ALLEN - Kyle Smith 43 yd TD pass to Devin Twohig - 8-6 8:13…

Rivalry of Triple-Option Teams Meet Saturday at the Oak Bowl

PERU, Neb. - The Peru State football team, still drying their clothing from last week's 47-7 loss to Grand View on a soggy day in Des Moines, Iowa, are preparing for a defensive battle against William Penn on Saturday. The Statesmen have the top-ranked defense in terms of yards per game in the Heart of…

Twin Rivers Player of the Game - Jacob Johnson

FAIRBURY - It was his final regular season game in a Fairbury uniform, and it was a good one for Jacob Johnson. The senior finished with 301 yards on the ground and scored four times. He also helped the Jeffs finish 9-0 on the year. He was named our Twin Rivers Player of the Game. Watch…